Author: Richard D’Orazi

Carry encyclopedic knowledge of popular music. Write essay like reviews of hit songs and albums from the ‘50s to today through my various columns The Ones of the ‘10s, Best Sellers, and Random Tracks. I also review music-related movies and documentaries when I feel like it.

1976: Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive!

In The Best Sellers, I’m reviewing the best selling albums in the United States from every year since 1956. With this column, I’ll be examining the music that Americans have made popular over the years analyzing the musical and societal trends that influence what people want to listen to.

1975: Elton John’s Greatest Hits

In The Best Sellers, I’m reviewing the best selling albums in the United States from every year since 1956. With this column, I’ll be examining the music that Americans have made popular over the years analyzing the musical and societal trends that influence what people want to listen to.

Random Tracks: Ike & Tina Turner’s “River Deep-Mountain High”

In Random Tracks, I’m reviewing a random hit song from any point in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 going from the chart’s beginning in 1958. If you like what I’m doing, comment and let me know what random Hot 100 hit song you want me to review.

1974: Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

In The Best Sellers, I’m reviewing the best selling albums in the United States from every year since 1956. With this column, I’ll be examining the music that Americans have made popular over the years analyzing the musical and societal trends that influence what people want to listen to.

Random Tracks: “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “I Lost on Jeopardy”

In Random Tracks, I’m reviewing a random hit song from any point in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 going from the chart’s beginning in 1958. If you like what I’m doing, comment and let me know what random Hot 100 hit song you want me to review.